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Parents, Enroll in “Camp Essential” June 13th-20th! (Article)

Last week we brought you a theme week revolving around potty training. Since summer is upon us and many children are heading off to some kind of camp, we thought you might enjoy learning some “Camp Essentials”. Learn some basics about swimmer ear, poison ivy, sunscreens, bug repellents, overuse injuries, and the importance of swimming instruction for your children. Kick back, read some short articles and download a few Pedcasts to listen to around the pool or lake. Your free pediatric education continues!

Stopping Bug Bites Before They Happen (Pedcast)

Learn what is known about insect bites and how to avoid them in your children. Enhance your child’s summer outdoor experience with safe insect repellant practices.




Zielinski-Gutierrez, Emily & Robert A. Writz. Protection Against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods. Center for Disease Control, 27 July 2009. Web. Sep. 2010 .


Helmenstine, Anne Marie Natural Mosquito Repellents. About.com, Mar. 2009. Web. Sep. 2010 .


Wong, Cathy Natural Mosquito Repellents: Which Natural Mosquito Repellents Work Best? About.com, June 2006. Web. Sep. 2010 .


Griffin, Morgan R. & Michael W. Smith. Safer Bug Spray: Natural Bug Repellents. WebMD: Healthy Child, 09 June 2009. Web. Sep. 2010 .

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